Thursday, October 31, 2013

Biggest Liar in All The South Contest

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What:  Biggest Liar in All The South Contest
Where:  The Steampunk and Makers Fair, Cite Des Arts 109 Vine St
When:  November 9th

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Undertaker & His Wife

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What: "The Undertaker and His Wife" an original musical by Travis Guillory

Where: Cite Des Arts 109 Vine Street/Downtown Lafayette

When: November 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 Evening Shows 7:30, Sundays 2:00pm

“The Undertaker & His Wife” is an original dark musical comedy by Travis Guillory. With a cast of fifteen talented local performers decked in Victorian Steampunk garb and a multi-leveled set, this quirky new musical is sure to be a killer of a show. It’s Sweeney Todd meets The Addams Family meets Edgar Allan Poe meets Romeo and Juliet.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Free Subscription to Shape

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Shape Magazine
You can get a free digital subscription to Shape magazine.  This is from Value Mags.  It is completely free, and there are no automatic renewals.

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Free Subscription to Family Circle

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You can get a free subscription to Family Circle.  This is from Mercury Magazines.  It is completely free, and there are no automatic renewals.  

You might even order this, and donate it to your local library, whether it is a public library or a school library.  Also, teachers love magazines.  They use them for student projects.

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Free Subscription to Opera News

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Ok, this might not be everyone's cup of tea, but I'm sure some of you may like this one.  You might even order this, and donate it to your local library, whether it is a public library or a school library.  Teachers love magazines.  They use them for student projects.

Anyway, you can get a free subscription to Opera News.  This is from Free Biz Mag.  It is completely free, and there are no automatic renewals.

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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Sisters in Bloom Review & Giveaway

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NEWLY RELEASED........

Book #2, Snow Sisters, Love in Bloom Series 
Sisters In Bloom

You loved Danica and Kaylie in SISTERS IN LOVE, find out what happens next with SISTERS IN BLOOM"

Kaylie Snow has always been the fun, flirty, pretty sister. Now her burgeoning baby bump, hormone-infused emotions, and faltering singing career are sending her into an unexpected identity crisis. Watching her older sister, Danica, glide through a major career change and a new relationship with the grace of a ballerina, Kaylie’s insecurities rise to the forefront—and her relationship with fiancé Chaz Crew is caught in the crossfire.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Boom Boom Burlesque

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What:  Boom Boom Burlesque, Lafayette's own Burlesque Troop



When:  9:30pm Halloween Night Thursday, Oct 31



Where:  Cite Des Arts Downtown Lafayette 109 Vine Street



Tickets:  $10.00 at the Door

The Witch's Salvation Signed Book Giveaway

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SIGNED BOOK GIVEAWAY!!
 
5 LUCKY WINNERS !!
This fantastic giveaway has been brought to you by 
author of The Witch's Salvation Francesca Pelaccia
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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Biggest Liar in All The South Contest

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What:  Biggest Liar in All The South Contest
Where:  The Steampunk and Makers Fair, Cite Des Arts 109 Vine St
When:  November 9th

The Steampunk and Maker's Fair

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What: The Steampunk and Maker's Fair 
When: November 9th 11:00am-7:30pm 
Where: Cite Des Arts, Vine Street, The Lafayette Science Museum, Polk/Congress Streets 

Cité Des Arts and The Lafayette Science Museum announce their joint adventure: The "Steampunk and Maker's Fair", a celebration of the connection between Science and the Arts. 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Improvisation Classes for Adults

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What:  Improvisation Classes for Adults with Monique Morton

When:  Thursday Oct 24-Thursday December 5  6:00-9:00pm (6 Classes on Thursdays)

Where:  109 Vine Street Downtown Lafayette, Cite Des Arts

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Searching for Tomorrow Spotlight & Giveaway

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Some people are blessed to find that one certain person who completes them.

Wrynn’s yesterdays were what others only dream of having. She and Tripp were the best of friends before they even thought about love. They had the fairy tale life where ‘like’ turns into ‘love’, and ‘love’ becomes ‘happily ever after’.

Choose Your Gadget Giveaway

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$200 Cash Giveaway

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Welcome to the $200 Cash Giveaway!

Sponsored by Michael Phillip Cash.

Seventeen year old Arielle is at a crossroads in her life. Disenchanted with her father, she is testing the boundaries of his trust by dating someone he does not approve.

Under the moonlit sky in Long Island, Arielle and her boyfriend meet beneath the infamous hanging tree. The couple's destiny is rooted to the five spirits in the tree whose lives and deaths are determined by an ancient curse. Will her future be determined by the past or will Arielle's choices alter the course of her life?

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Suffering of a Witch - The Savannah Coven Series - Book 7

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Suffering of a Witch
The Savannah Coven Series 
Book 7
Suza Kates

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Icasm Press

Date of Publication: October 20,2013

ISBN: 978-0-9889809-4-5
ASIN: 978-0-9889809-5-2

Cover Artist: Brian McCann

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reader’s Choice Giveaway - 3 Winners!!!

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Do you love Chicken Soup for the Soul books? Well, I do!! So, I am so excited that I get to give away 3 free copies of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reader’s Choice: The Chicken Soup for the Soul Stories that Changed Your Lives. You can check out my review here.

You will love this book. Of course, you might want to get another copy for a loved one. These books make great presents. So, you might want to decide whether or not you will keep this book or give it away if you win.

Anyway, it is super easy to enter. Just use the Rafflecopter form below for your chance to win. You even have 5 daily entries available.

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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Gorton's Wicked Good Seafood - Review & Giveaway

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I've been telling myself for months that I need to start eating more fish.  So, I jumped at the chance to do this review for Gorton's.  I feel a little guilty though.  I've loved Gorton's fish products for years.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

The Witch's Salvation - Review

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A witch who demands humanity.

The immortal families who denied her of it.

Two mortals commanded to right the wrong.

That is the fate of the urban princess Anasztasia and the renegade prince Matthias, born shockingly mortal to two immortal families. If they go back in time and restore the witch’s humanity, she will grant them immortality. She will also break a 550 year-old curse that imprisons Matthias’s family in their ancestral homeland and exiles Anasztasia’s family from it.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Lady Broke by Rachel Donnelly

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Book Info:
East meets west when a high-principled Boston socialite teams up with a revenge driven bounty hunter to catch a gang of outlaws. 

It’s tough being a witness when the last one turned up dead.  But Christie Wallace is determined to bring the Everett gang to justice.  Unfortunately, the law can’t protect her from pistol-toting outlaws or the intoxicating lure of a dangerous man.  But, after escaping the suffocating prospects of an arranged marriage she has no intention of allowing her heart to rule her head, even when temptation comes in the form of an incorrigible lawman named Nat Randall.   
           
Dead or alive—it made no difference to Nat Randall.  He’d tried to bring the Everett gang to trial once before, but the law let him down.  It seems frontier justice is all he has left. But, he doesn’t count on protecting a bewitching Easterner whose courageous spirit challenges him as much as her beauty distracts. It’s not long before he’s torn between pursuing her or the outlaws.   
                                                                                                                       
A timeless, rollicking adventure of unlikely lovers, set in the wild west.

Review:

I haven't read romance in so long.  I forgot how enjoyable it could be.  Lady Broke was a nice, enjoyable read.  I loved that it took place in the Old West & that the female lead has such a strong personality.

While the story was a little predictable, it still left me with a light hearted happy feeling.  The story pretty much follows a typical romance formula, but it really needed to read something where I didn't need to think much and that left me with a smile on my face. 

The author did a great job with the characterization of the main characters.  She could have added a little more about the extended families, but it does not really affect the book much.  I just wish I had a little more of the back story.

I could really picture the setting.  Of course, I love the Old West.  I grew up watching John Wayne movies.  My dad was and still is a huge fan of John Wayne.  So, it was very easy to imagine everything in the book.

I just found it o delightful to immerse myself in this book.  Reading a good romance book like this is like being wrapped up in your favorite sweater, sitting in your favorite chair relaxing and dreaming of life.  It is such a comfortable feeling, like seeing an old friend.  I guess I just might pick up a couple more romance books to read.  

I give this one 3 1/2 stars, only because it is a little too predictable, more of a formula book.  It is a nice light read that will still stir your emotions.  If you have ever enjoyed a romance novel.  I'm sure you will enjoy this one.

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Author Info
Rachel Donnelly is a Golden Heart and Golden Pen Finalist. She lives in Canada with her husband, two children, and a crazy cat.

Author Links

 
Excerpt
The clang of bells sounded against the front door.
Christie’s belly gave a sickening lurch.
The robber ducked down behind the counter at her feet. In his haste, the red bandanna slipped down to his chin.
For a split second their gazes locked.
His green eyes narrowed in a murderous glare.
She hastily looked away.
The click of his gun cocking made her swallow hard.
He settled himself like a laying hen, on a half empty crate of canned peaches at her feet.
“Afternoon, ma’am.”
Christie swallowed hard.
The tall stranger striding toward her in the brown duster appeared far more dangerous than the robber under the counter. His blue eyes snapped as cold as spring water against his bronze skin. It was difficult to determine his features through the stubble on cheeks.
But there was purpose behind his steady advancing swagger, urging her to take a stepback.
The gun against her thigh held her still.
She managed a small frozen smile—a smile one might give when a rattler lay
curled inches from your feet. Her heart raced so fast, she could barely breathe.
The stranger cracked a lazy smile. His voice held a raspy edge. “I’m looking for a
no-account robber, by the name of Everett. You haven’t seen him, have you?”
“He’s gone.” Christie attempted to swallow past the fear in her throat. “Out the
back door.”
His cool gaze slid to the wide-eyed, silent McDermotts, then back to her.
Her mouth went dry.
He didn’t believe her.
He knew.
Somehow he knew.
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Silent Oath by Paul Anthony Shortt

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Silent Oath
Locked Within Trilogy
Book Two
Paul Anthony Shortt

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Publisher: WiDo Publishing

Date of Publication: October 8th, 2013
ISBN: 978-1937178369

Number of pages: 300
Word Count: 80,000

Cover Artist: Steven Novak


Book Description:

Hope has returned to New York City. Nathan Shepherd leads a small band of dedicated fighters against the Council of Chains and the city's supernatural masters. But it's not enough. Because from the shadows of Nathan's former lives comes an old enemy, one who knows terrible secrets that Nathan has not yet remembered, secrets that could undo everything he has fought for.

Nathan's only chance to uncover the memories of his previous existence, and to conquer these new forces of evil, lies in Elena DeSantis. A woman he has fought beside in past lifetimes. A woman he has loved.

Together, Nathan and Elena are the only future the city has.





About the Author:

A child at heart who turned to writing and roleplaying games when there simply weren't enough action figures to play out the stories he wanted, Paul Anthony Shortt has been writing all his life. Growing up surrounded by music, film and theatre gave him a deep love of all forms of storytelling, each teaching him something new he could use. When not playing with the people in his head, he enjoys cooking and regular meet-ups with his gaming group.

Paul lives in Ireland with his wife Jen and their dogs, Pepper and Jasper. Their first child, Conor William Henry Shortt, was born on July 11th, 2011. He passed away three days later, but brought love and joy into their lives and those of their friends. The following year, Jen gave birth to twins, Amy and Erica.

Paul's first novel, Locked Within, was released on November 6th, 2012, by WiDo Publishing. Silent Oath is the second book in this urban fantasy trilogy.




Twitter: @PAShortt

 

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Biggest Liar in All The South Contest

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What:  Biggest Liar in All The South Contest
Where:  The Steampunk and Makers Fair, Cite Des Arts 109 Vine St
When:  November 9th

In Dreams... The Solitary Road Excerpt & Giveaway

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In Dreams... The Solitary Road
S.I.Hayes

Genre: Fantasy

Publisher: S.I.Hayes

Date of Publication: October 1, 2013

ISBN-13: 978-1491092118 
ISBN-10: 1491092114

Number of pages: 206

Word Count: 45k

Cover Artist: S.I.Hayes and Eri Nelson

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Panic Excerpt & Giveaway

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Rook is chasing her dream—film school and a chance at a life beyond the one she ran from six months ago. But before she can become the girl she wants to be, she must deal with the girl she left behind.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Hell's Belle Book Tour & Giveaway

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Hell's Belle
Karen Greco

Genre: Urban Fantasy

ISBN: 1484830202
ASIN: B00DEUDXH0

Number of pages: 238
Word Count: 74,722


Book Description:

Half-vampire, half-human, Nina Martinez spent most of her life underground as part of an elite secret team of government agents who quietly take down rogue monsters -- the human world none the wiser.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reader’s Choice Giveaway - 3 Winners!!!

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Do you love Chicken Soup for the Soul books? Well, I do!! So, I am so excited that I get to give away 3 free copies of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reader’s Choice: The Chicken Soup for the Soul Stories that Changed Your Lives. You can check out my review here.

You will love this book. Of course, you might want to get another copy for a loved one. These books make great presents. So, you might want to decide whether or not you will keep this book or give it away if you win.

Anyway, it is super easy to enter. Just use the Rafflecopter form below for your chance to win. You even have 5 daily entries available.

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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Chicken Soup for the Soul: From Lemons to Lemonade Giveaway - 3 Winners!!!

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Do you love Chicken Soup for the Soul books? Well, I do!! So, I am so excited that I get to give away 3 free copies of Chicken Soup for the Soul: From Lemons to Lemonade: 101 Positive, Practical, and Powerful Stories about Making the Best of a Bad Situation. You can check out my review here.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: From Lemons to Lemonade Review

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As most of you know, I am a part of the Chicken Soup for the Soul network. So, every time a new Chicken Soup for the Soul book is published I get to review it. I am sure that almost everyone knows about the Chicken Soup for the Soul books. However, for those that don't know, Chicken Soup for the Soul books are short stories sent in by real people about their own lives and experiences or sometimes about the lives and experiences of close friends or relatives. These books are at the top of the best sellers lists.

Sisters in Love by Melissa Foster - Review & Giveaway

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NEW RELEASE !!

DANICA SNOW has always been the smart, practical, and appropriate sister. As a therapist, she prides herself on making reasonable, conservative choices, even if a bit boring, and as part of the Big Sister Program, she has little time for anything more in her life. 

BLAKE CARTER is a player. He never gets bored of conquering women, and with his sexy good looks and successful lifestyle, he has no trouble finding willing participants. When his friend and business partner dies in a tragic accident, he suddenly, desperately, wants to change his ways. The problem is, he doesn’t know how to stop doing what he does best. 


WHEN BLAKE walks into Danica’s office, the attraction between them is white hot, but Danica isn't the type to give into the heat and risk her career. Danica’s desire sets her on a path of self-discovery, where she begins to question every decision she’s ever made. Just this once, Danica wants to indulge in the pleasures of life she’s been so willingly ignoring, but with her Little Sister in turmoil and her biological sister’s promiscuousness weighing heavily on her heart, she isn’t sure it’s the right time to set her desires free.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

How Do Bloggers Make Money

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I actually posted this on my other blog Let's Start Saving Now but I thought some of you might like to read it, too.  I know that this is only the tip of the iceberg on how to make money blogging, but it might help some of you.   Of course, it might get motivated to do more.

I get asked all of the time if I make any money blogging. If I do, then they want to how I make money blogging. Well, the first answer is “yes, I do make some money blogging”. I don’t make a whole lot. I could probably do much better but I don’t want to feel like I’m only doing this for the money. I run into this conflict with my self more on my blog, Let’s Start Saving Now than on my other one Book Worm & More. Of course, I really haven’t done much on Book Worm & More, yet. I kind of feel like a fraud since I’m suppose to be trying to get readers to save money or get readers to save money or get freebies. Granted many of the affiliate programs have free samples of items, and coupons, but it still feels weird to me.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Morlanos - Book 3 of The Chronicles of Guiamo Durmius Stolo by Marshall Best

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About the Book:

Having destroyed the Fomori in Britain , Guiamo Durmius Stolo decides in 51 B.C. to bring the Cruthin people, once slaves to the Fomori, to Ireland , but encounters the Fomori who reside there as well. Guiamo discovers that the gods venerated by the Druids are unworthy. The gods are displeased with him and begin to work against him.

A Witness's Submission Excerpt

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A Witness’s Submission
Sexy Men of Mystery
Book Three
Jessica Frost

Genre: Erotic MM Paranormal Romantic Suspense, vampires, light consensual BDSM, whipping

Publisher: Siren Publishing
Date of Publication: August 3rd, 2013

ISBN: 978-1-62740-340-5
ASIN: B00ESKH52E

Number of pages: 103
Word Count: 27 284

Cover Artist: Harris Channing



Book Description:

After witnessing his father’s murder, Victor Bronte runs for his life. He hides out in a pub where he meets Mark Murphy, a charming, handsome guy who’s had his share of bad luck. They quickly hit it off, making Victor forget the killer’s after him.